Inauguration Week: Presidential Walk

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: JMU Quadrangle to Court Square, then program in Court Square Theatre
Time:       4:30-6:30pm

This event is open to the public.

Part 1 (4:30 – 5:15): 
Students, faculty, and staff will join in a walk from the Quad side of the Main Street tunnel to Court Square for a welcome from Harrisonburg city and Rockingham county. After a brief program, participants will come together inside Court Square Theater for Part 2 of this momentous event.

Part 2 (5:15 – 6:15): 
After a performance by JMU’s a cappella group, Notoriety, there will be a lecture on "Beyond the Marble Man: Who was James Madison?"  presented by David Mattern, Associate Editor, The Papers of James Madison, University of Virginia. Professor Mattern’s presentation will provide answers that demystify Mr. Madison and provide a sense of who he really was.

Be sure to stay downtown after the program to explore various specials being offered by Harrisonburg downtown restaurants.